Terrastat - Land Resource Potential and Constraints Statistics at Country and Regional Level
Entry ID: terrastat

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Abstract: Terrastat contains country statistics of soil, terrain, climatic and
agricultural land use limitations, and potential extent.

The designation employed and the presentation of material in the
publication and in the statistics given, do not imply the expression
of any opinion on the part of the Food and Agriculture Organization of
the United Nations concerning the legal status of any country,
territory, or area of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation
of its frontiers or boundaries.

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Description: Access to Terrastat databases
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Food and Agriculture Organization, Land and Plant Nutrition Managment Service
Dataset Title: Terrastat -Land Resource Potential and Constraints Statistics at Country and Regional Level.
Dataset Release Date: 2001-5-18
Dataset Release Place: Rome, Italy
Dataset Publisher: Food and Agriculture Organization
Data Presentation Form: database
Online Resource: http://www.fao.org/ag/agl/agll/terrastat/#terrastatdb
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1990-01-01
Quality The national statistics given in Terrastat are estimates based on
various small scale maps and inventories that were not always up to
date, reliable or both. Results therefore, in particular for small
countries, are to be interpreted with care. Please note that the
indicators used in the headings are fully defined in the following
downloadable publication, and should be consulted to correctly
indicate their meaning and limitations.
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Data Center
Land and Plant Nutrition Management Service, Land and Water Development Division, Food and Agriculture Organization, United Nations Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.fao.org/landandwater/agll/
Dataset ID: terrastat

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +39 06 570 54243
Fax: +39 06 570 56167
Email: Jacques.Antoine at fao.org
Contact Address:
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla
Postal Code: 00100
Country: ITALY
Contact Address:
Food and Agriculture Organization
Land and Water Development Division
City: ROME
Postal Code: 00100
Country: ITALY
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World Soil Resources Report, 1990, Food and Agriculture Organization,
Rome, Italy.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2001-11-30
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-12-21
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